Just Mayo, a vegan mayonnaise product, has run into some legal trouble in recent weeks. The New Jersey Law Journal reported that Unilever, owner of popular mayo brands such as Hellman's and Best Foods, filed a law suit against Just Mayo for false labeling. While Unilever quickly withdrew the suit against Hampton Creek, that does not mean Just Mayo is out of the woods yet.
Hampton Creek founder and CEO Josh Petrick said the company will not be substantially changing the product's label or how it is advertised. However, the size of the word "just" may be increased to promote transparency.
Unilever had numerous problems with Just Mayo's label, notably the claim of superior taste but also with the classification of the productContinue reading